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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    My first time ever growing squash, I know tomatoes can do it but first time i've ever seen 2 squash do it. Hadn't checked my squash in several days because of being sick but don't remember any close together a few days ago. Have had rain off and on almost 5 days in a row now and my squash...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hi All! I came across this today and wondered if anyone has tried it. For those who find gardening space an issue, I think this could be very helpful!! :thumb: http://www.weekendgardener.net/blog/2007/04/grow-squash-cucumbers-and-melons.htm
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Here's my garden for this year. I don't grow a lot of food since i live by myself, usually just one group of certain items. I grow all my plants from seeds sowed directly into the ground. Before planting, i dig a hole 1 foot round, 1 foot deep and fill it with bagged garden soil. Two mounds of...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Well, the weather has FINALLY straightened out enough to let me start on this year's garden. Have the "cool season" things started...swiss chard, spinach, lettuce, carrots, and peas. Also took a bunch of those tall "tomato towers" that open up, and linked them together to form a fence along the...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    This past week I went down to the local feed store and picked up some water melon seed. While I was talking to the lady I asked her if any of the water melon seeds were hybrids - to my surprise she said "no." So it seems that most of the watermelon seeds on the market are heirloom. The lady...
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